Entertainment Quiz #4

  1. Which Italian city is the setting for the film starring Cher and Judi Dench called Tea With Mussolini?
  2. Who had the best selling debut album by a female artist of the 20th century?
  3. Who plays Edie Britt in TV's desperate Housewives?
  4. Who played a chain-smoking womanising angel in the 1996 film Michael?
  5. Which underworld character's autobiography was entitled Odd Man Out?
  6. Which actor's original name was Richard Jenkins?
  7. Who was Jessica Rabbit's speaking voice in the 1988 film Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
  8. What US sitcom's famous fictional venue is at 112½ Beacon Street?
  9. Who was cartoonist William Hannah's professional partner?
  10. In the 1938 film Bringing Up Baby, what is 'baby'?
  11. Which Quentin Tarantino film was originally called Black Mask?
  12. In which Marx Bothers film does the character Rufus T Firefly appear?
  13. What is composer George Gershwin's famous brother's name?
  14. Who directed the 1960 film The Alamo?
  15. What is the name of the school in Muriel Spark's novel The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie?
  16. Which two musicians founded Band Aid in 1984?
  17. Who did Billie Piper play in Dr Who?
  18. What was the title of the first colour Carry On film?
  19. How many wives did actor Cary Grant have?
  20. Vincent Price's last screen appearance was in which film?
  21. What was the name of the department store in the UK 1970's TV show Are You Being Served?
  22. The 1976 film All The President's Men is about which US political scandal?
  23. Which sporting event was BBC2's first colour transmission in 1967?
  24. Which singer made his first TV appearance in 1956 on the Dorsey Brother's Show?
  25. Steve Brookstein was the first winner of which UK TV talent show?
  26. Who played Willy Wonka in the 1971 film Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory?
  27. What is the assistant to the chief electrician of a film crew called?
  28. What is the name of the police chief The Simpsons?
  29. Michael Myers is a character in which series of films?
  30. In the 1970's who became the first Jamaican singer ever to top the US pop charts?

Entertainment Quiz #4 Answers

  1. Which Italian city is the setting for the film starring Cher and Judi Dench called Tea With Mussolini? Florence
  2. Who had the best selling debut album by a female artist of the 20th century? Whitney Houston
  3. Who plays Edie Britt in TV's desperate Housewives? Nicolette Sheridan
  4. Who played a chain-smoking womanising angel in the 1996 film Michael? John Travolta
  5. Which underworld character's autobiography was entitled Odd Man Out? Ronnie Biggs
  6. Which actor's original name was Richard Jenkins? Richard Burton
  7. Who was Jessica Rabbit's speaking voice in the 1988 film Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Kathleen Turner
  8. What US sitcom's famous fictional venue is at 112½ Beacon Street? Cheers (the bar)
  9. Who was cartoonist William Hannah's professional partner? Joseph Barbera
  10. In the 1938 film Bringing Up Baby, what is 'baby'? A Leopard
  11. Which Quentin Tarantino film was originally called Black Mask? Pulp Fiction
  12. In which Marx Bothers film does the character Rufus T Firefly appear? Duck Soup
  13. What is composer George Gershwin's famous brother's name? Ira Gershwin
  14. Who directed the 1960 film The Alamo? John Wayne
  15. What is the name of the school in Muriel Spark's novel The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie? The Marcia Blaine School for Girls
  16. Which two musicians founded Band Aid in 1984? Bob Geldof and Midge Ure
  17. Who did Billie Piper play in Dr Who? Rose Tyler
  18. What was the title of the first colour Carry On film? Carry On Cruising (1962)
  19. How many wives did actor Cary Grant have? Five (not all at the same time of course..)
  20. Vincent Price's last screen appearance was in which film? Edward Scissorhands (1990)
  21. What was the name of the department store in the UK 1970's TV show Are You Being Served? Grace Brothers
  22. The 1976 film All The President's Men is about which US political scandal? Watergate
  23. Which sporting event was BBC2's first colour transmission in 1967? Wimbledon Tennis Championships
  24. Which singer made his first TV appearance in 1956 on the Dorsey Brother's Show? Elvis Presley
  25. Steve Brookstein was the first winner of which UK TV talent show? The X-Factor
  26. Who played Willy Wonka in the 1971 film Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory? Gene Wilder
  27. What is the assistant to the chief electrician of a film crew called? Best Boy
  28. What is the name of the police chief The Simpsons? Clancy Wiggun
  29. Michael Myers is a character in which series of films? Halloween
  30. In the 1970's who became the first Jamaican singer ever to top the US pop charts? Carl Douglas (with Kung Fu Fighting)


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